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The clinical effectiveness of pre-hospital intravenous fluid replacement in trauma patients without head injury: A systematic review

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Traditionally, the management of bleeding trauma patients has included early rapid fluid replacement on scene. However, evidence shows that a delay to definitive treatment (control of bleeding) may be harmful and UK policy advocates minimal delay on scene with intravenous fluids being administered in transit to hospitals. This paper systematically reviews the evidence for administering fluids in pre-hospital trauma patients with no head injury. Randomized controlled trials comparing immediate...

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10.1177/1460408606071972

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Trauma
Volume:
8
Issue:
3
Pages:
131-141
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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ISSN:
1460-4086
Source identifiers:
116773
Language:
English
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pubs:116773
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uuid:649285a1-0aef-4aff-96f6-6877ee5a1f89
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pubs:116773
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2012-12-19

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